• Title
    Construction Manager
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Mining & Minerals business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of the world’s leading mining companies and is executing world-class projects on five continents. 


    Wood Trail office currently numbers over 70 engineers, designers and support personnel. Trail, located in Southeastern British Columbia near the cities of Nelson and Castlegar, is an affordable family-oriented community of approximately 10,000 people. The area offers excellent education and health care facilities, as well as access to world-class skiing at Red Mountain, hiking, boating, fishing, hunting, golf and all outdoor activities available in the Kootenays. Come work where most people dream of going to play!

    Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for an Construction Manager. Reporting to the Manager of Projects, Teck Trail Program this position is located at a site office in Trail, BC. This role has overall responsibility for handling the implementation of a portfolio of small construction projects in a manner that creates synergies and cost savings for the client. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures of both Wood and clients.
    • Constantly maintain, implement and demonstrate Wood’s commitment to health, safety, security, environmental and assurance as a core value.
    • Maintain, develop, and improve key client relationships with senior industrial plant representatives.
    • Participate as an integral part of the organizations Business Development team by arranging, facilitating, and having dialogue with our current and future clients.
    • Participate in continual improvement initiatives by transferring learnings from project implementation into the improvement of company policies and procedures; leading root cause analysis; updating or developing new policies and procedures.
    • Supervising and developing a team of construction management staff.
    • Prepare presentation materials and provide weekly update presentations on the overall project portfolio to client management.
    • Participate in all stages of projects from studies through to close-out by leading the development and monitoring of construction, and contract execution plans.
    • Supervise and coordinate the work of multiple contractors on site with respect to safety, quality of work, and adherence to applicable codes, standards and design documents
    • Interface with client representatives during construction and managing the turn-over of systems for commissioning of process facilities.
    • Establish, monitor and adhere to contract budgets and schedules for both hourly rate and firm price contracts.
    • Oversee change management functions and maintain change management records of scope changes, trends, and variances that potentially affect project budget or schedule
    • Administrative duties appropriate and necessary for the smooth implementation of the job role

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Experienced in all aspects of project delivery including studies, detail design and procurement, construction and pre-commissioning/commissioning
    • Strong skills and knowledge of overall project implementation management processes
    • Good knowledge and experience with organizational dynamics, some conflict resolution skills
    • Able to effectively manage teams or disciplines to deliver to project requirements
    • Previous experience in the management of on-site HSSE programs
    • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
    • Previous multi-discipline experience in electrical, piping, mechanical, civil and structural construction environments
    • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment
    • Able to clearly articulate priorities, success factors, risks and opportunities to the project team and clients.
    • Understands and can discuss application of project procedures
    • Good knowledge in analyzing data, trending and forecasting of cost variances from data generated on the portfolio of projects.
    • Motivated self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision and be able to manage several tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to shift approaches depending on customer needs and engagement using a systematic approach to achieve results.
    • Driven to set and enthusiastically pursue challenging goals
    • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Curiosity: A desire to learn and take on new challenges


    If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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